Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions

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Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
Algonquin Books
Publish Date
Pages
194
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.5 inches | 0.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781616201647
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About the Author

Daniel Wallace has published stories in numerous magazines, including Story, Glimmer Train, Prairie Schooner, and Shenandoah. His first novel, Big Fish, was translated into German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and Chinese. Raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Daniel Wallace now lives with his son, Henry, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, where he also works as an illustrator.

Reviews

"A charming whopper of a tale." --The San Diego Union-Tribune

"Both comic and poignant." --The New York Times

"Refreshing, original . . . Wallace mixes the mundane and the mythical. His chapters have the transformative quality of fable and fairy tale." --Publishers Weekly, starred review

"A comic novel about death, about the mysteries of parents and the redemptive power of storytelling." --USA Today

"An audacious, highly original debut novel . . . An imaginative, and moving, record of a son's love for a charming, unknowable father." --Kirkus Reviews

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